Search Results for Tag: film
Film festival encourages social engagement in Colombia
The Colombian city of Neiva is located in the valley of the Magdalena River. For the past few decades, a spate of terrorist attacks, corruption cases and violence against women have kept the city in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. But two young journalists based in the city are trying to change that. Hernando Flórez and Luis Eduardo Manrique founded the Cinexcusa Neiva Film Festival seven years ago as a way to get people to critically engage with the social and political issues affecting them.
Learn more about the Cinexcusa Neiva Film Festival on the website.
DateTuesday 18.12.2012 | 14:58
Campaigning for the rights of Uganda’s LGBT community
“Call me Kuchu” is a film about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender – or LGBT – community in Uganda. It is a feature film by two 28-year-old filmmakers Katherine Fairfax-Wright and Malika Zouhali-Worrall and has already won several awards around the world.
Listen to the report by Chiponda Chimbelu:
DateWednesday 07.11.2012 | 08:16
Brave young documentary filmmaker
At just 18, Agnes Aistleitner from Austria was determined to get to the bottom of the Arab Spring and understand the personal stories behind the crisis. So she headed to Cairo – alone – and began filming and asking questions. The resulting film, “State of Revolution,” won the golden Nica at the ARS Electronica festival.
Listen to the report by Kerry Skyring in Linz:
DateTuesday 25.09.2012 | 14:03